Annie Leibovitz’s Celebrity Disney Dream Portraits

Jessica Chastain as Merida from Brave

World renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz has been capturing shots of celebrities as popular Disney characters for years, as part of her ongoing collection of Disney Dream Portraits. The latest addition to her portfolio of work is Academy Award nominated actress Jessica Chastain as the fiery-haired Merida from the animated feature film Brave.

Leibovitz’s series takes beloved cartoon characters from the classic Disney films and transforms them into live-action versions of themselves with the help of a few celebrities. While not all of the photographer’s renditions are direct copies of their cartoon counterparts, they offer a sense of magic and fantasy come to life.

While Scarlett Johansson looks like a real-life Cinderella who has lost her slipper as she escapes the Prince’s ball, a brown-haired Beyonce offers a new perspective for Alice in Wonderland. Even the ageless Peter Pan is matured as Russian dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov portrays the playful young boy.


Behind the scenes of Jessica Chastain shoot


Jennifer Hudson as Tiana from The Princess and the Frog


Behind the scenes of Jennifer Hudson shoot


Taylor Swift as Rapunzel


Behind the scenes of Taylor Swift shoot


Queen Latifah as Ursula from The Little Mermaid


Behind the scenes of Queen Latifah shoot


Russell Brand as Captain Hook


Behind the scenes of Russell Brand shoot


Jack Black, Will Ferrell, and Jason Segel as the Three Ghosts


Behind the scenes of Jack Black, Will Ferrell, and Jason Segel shoot


Olivia Wilde and Alec Baldwin as the Evil Queen and Magic Mirror


Behind the scenes of Olivia Wilde and Alec Baldwin shoot


Rachel Weisz as Snow White


Scarlett Johansson as Cinderella


Julianne Moore as Ariel and Michael Phelps as a merman


Beyonce, Oliver Platt, and Lyle Lovett as Alice in Wonderland


Jessica Biel as Pocahontas


Penelope Cruz and Jeff Bridges as Beauty and the Beast


Mikhail Baryshnikov, Gisele Bundchen, and Tina Fey from Peter Pan


Jennifer Lopez and Marc Antony from Aladdin


Whoopi Goldberg as the Genie

via [NY Daily News]



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